Professor of Political Science

University College London - School of Public Policy

UCL Political Science

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Professorial. The salary range will be Competitive on the professorial scale but not less than £69,039 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

We are seeking to appoint a leading scholar with an excellent research record, an ability to provide intellectual leadership and a commitment to high-quality teaching. We welcome applications from candidates with research and teaching interests in all fields of Political Science.

The successful candidate will have an established portfolio of high-quality published work and show evidence of an ability to conduct research of international quality in the future and a successful track record of research income.

As well as undertaking his or her own research, the appointee should make a significant contribution to the research culture of the Department. He or she will be expected to contribute the full range of teaching, impact, and enabling within the Department commensurate with their role.

The appointment is available from 1 September 2018 or as soon thereafter as is mutually agreed.

Candidates must have a PhD in Political Science, a proven ability to undertake academic research that is internationally recognised and of high-quality, a proven track record of publications with major university publishers or leading journals in Political Science, experience of promoting excellence in research-led teaching, experience of providing intellectual leadership and experience of supervising doctoral students and mentoring researchers.

UCL vacancy reference: 1721114

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Coen ( k) or Dr Jennifer Hudson (

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ajay Patel, email

Closing Date: 13 May 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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